Chicago bus: First bus carrying migrants from Texas-Mexico border arrives in Illinois, officials say

CNN — The State of Texas, which for several months has thousands of buses of newly arrived migrants at the US-Mexico border to New York and Washington, DC, has defined a new metropolitan area as destination: Chicago. Undocumented migrants on a charter bus from Texas arrived in Chicago on Wednesday evening, according to the office … Read more

Mega Millions: Ticket in Illinois wins second-biggest Mega Millions jackpot of nearly $1.34 billion

CNN — The hunt for second largest Mega Millions jackpot is over – with only one ticket sold in the Chicago area for the entire $1.337 billion. A ticket purchased in Des Plaines won the top prize in Friday night’s draw, according to the illinois lotterysecuring the third-largest jackpot of any US lottery game and … Read more